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Attend the Pan-African Lawyers Union Conference 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

Registration is open for the 7th annual Pan-African Lawyers Union (PALU) Conference, which will take place from 12th-15th October in Nairobi.


Nominations extended for the Africa Law Digest Africa Awards 2016

The Law Digest Africa Awards take place in Lagos on 4 November 2016 with the window for nominations of all categories now extended until 30 June 2016. Get yours in now.

All Africa and the Middle East

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Russian Law Week 2016: The Newest Tradition for English and Russian Lawyers

Traditions are an important part of Russian culture. It seems that over the recent years a new tradition has become one of the must-attend events in the calendars of lawyers working between Russia and the UK. The tradition that I am referring to is of course the participation in English Law Weeks in Moscow and Russian Law Weeks in London.


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Register now for Lex Mex 2016

The 5th annual Lex Mex event, organised by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce and The Law Society of England and Wales, will take place on Thursday, 29th September in Chancery Lane.

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InPeru 2016 - Registration now open

17th October 2016 at the Guildhall in London

All Americas and Caribbean

UK/US-Kosovo Trade & Investment Forum in London on 3 November 2016

The Forum has been organised in collaboration with the Government of Kosovo, the US State Department and the UK Foreign Office and highlights opportunities for international investors.

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Read the CCBE Peco Committee's blog on the Rule of Law in Central and Eastern Europe

As the CCBE’s Committee on Rule of Law and  law reform process in Central and Eastern Europe, they write about their work on Law Society and Bar reform and human rights violations of lawyers

All Europe

Building bridges with the Indian legal profession: a call for members' views

By Gerwin de Boer

Over the last two years the Law Society has had a number of meaningful exchanges with its Indian counterparts and is working on an MOU to explore closer collaboration. The Bar Council of India and the Indian government are currently discussing how foreign lawyers and Indian advocates can work together in India.

Meet Malaysian companies at Source Malaysia in London, 27th September

MATRADE, the High Commission of Malaysia and other agencies are collaborating to host Source Malaysia, an event providing the opportunity for UK businesses and legal firms to have one-on-one meetings with 70 participating Malaysian companies.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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